8 October 2004
AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
BY JOHN T. BOWEN (1801-1856)
American Cross Fox. 7/8 Natural Size. Male. (Plate VI), from The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America
Ganis (Vulpes) Fulvus. Desmaret.
lithograph with hand-coloring, 1843, on wove paper, with margins, pale old mat staining, occasional pale foxing and staining, several handling creases and short tears at the sheet edges, a 3¼ x 3/8-in. loss at the upper right sheet edge, smaller losses at the sheet corners, a 1¼-in. diagonal tear at the lower right sheet corner, minor surface soiling on the reverse, otherwise in good condition
S. 21 3/16 x 27½ in. (538 x 698 mm.)
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